Since 2013


Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Rep. Peters Announces Changes to San Diego, Washington Staffs

Dec 21, 2016 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52), announced changes to his congressional staffs in San Diego and Washington, D.C. that will bring three more San Diegans onto his team for 2017. Robert Phillpott is departing as the District Scheduler this week and will be replaced by Hannah Stern, a Coronado native and University of California, San Diego graduate with an M.S. in... Read More

Rep. Scott Peters Presents Overdue Bronze Star to World War II Veteran

Dec 20, 2016 | Press Release
SAN DIEGO – Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) presented a long-overdue Bronze Star Medal to U.S. Army veteran, Corporal Jack Thorpe, of Bay Park. Mr. Thorpe served during World War II, serving in Germany as part of the 4th Armored Division of General Patton’s 3rd Army, that spearheaded the Allied advance through Europe, including the siege of Bastogne, which was part of the... Read More

Rep. Peters Reflects on the Fourth Anniversary of the Shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School

Dec 14, 2016 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement reflecting on the fourth anniversary of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut and his advocacy for commonsense gun safety laws: “Today I think about the lives that were tragically cut short four years ago –six educators who should still be alive and doing their important... Read More

Rep. Scott Peters, Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego Fire Department and Consumer Product Safety Commission Raise Awareness of Toy Safety in Time for the Holidays

Dec 13, 2016 | Press Release
San Diego – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) held a toy safety demonstration to share information and resources with parents and families during the holiday season, when toy purchases increase. Rep. Peters was joined by consumer and parent advocates, medical professionals and a city firefighter, who all presented ways to reduce risk of injury. “As a former environmental... Read More

Rep. Peters Calls for Full Investigation into Russian Election Hacking

Dec 12, 2016 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement responding to reports on the CIA’s analysis of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election: “In a world full of new and dynamic threats to our security, including cyber-attacks, we cannot afford to look at national security through a partisan lens. “America... Read More

Rep. Peters Brings Resources to Enhance San Diego Water Security

Dec 8, 2016 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) helped pass a bipartisan bill that will bring millions of dollars to the San Diego region to improve water security and drought mitigation. The Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act, a comprehensive water bill that decides water infrastructure projects and policy for the next two years, authorizes projects in the San Diego... Read More

Rep. Peters’ Statement on Continuing Resolution

Dec 8, 2016 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) helped pass a continuing resolution to fund the federal government through April 2017 that includes $170 million to respond to the Flint water crisis, $872 million for scientific research and other programs in the 21st Century Cures Act, and more than $10.1 billion to support military operations abroad. After the vote, Rep.... Read More

Rep. Peters Supports Reforms to Improve Healthcare, Scheduling, Benefits for Veterans

Dec 6, 2016 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) helped pass three bills that will increase accountability at the VA, improve the quality of care veterans receive at VA hospitals, and expand and update certain benefits to better serve veterans and their families. The largest of the bills is the Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act, which repackages a number of bills... Read More

Rep. Peters Votes to Help Injured Vets Get Back Earned Benefits

Dec 5, 2016 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) helped pass the Combat-Injured Veterans Tax Fairness Act, which pays back heroes who had taxes wrongly deducted from benefits related to their injuries. Due to incorrect accounting by the Department of Defense, more than $78 million has been improperly withheld from veterans who received severance packages because of injuries sustained... Read More

Rep. Peters Helps Pass Defense Policy Bill with California National Guard Fix

Dec 2, 2016 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) helped pass the conference report for the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the final version of the overarching annual defense policy bill as agreed upon between the House and the Senate. The bill, which Rep. Peters helped negotiate as a selected member of the NDAA conference committee, authorizes $619 billion in defense spending,... Read More